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Susan Gibson Acclaimed Chair of the Grand Erie District School Board

TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2022

The Grand Erie Board of Trustees acclaimed Susan Gibson as the 2023 Chair of the Grand Erie District School Board during the annual Board Nomination and Organization meeting held on Monday, November 21.

Susan Gibson.

Gibson represents the City of Brantford, and this is her second one-year term as Chair of the Board. Brian Doyle, who represents the County of Haldimand, was acclaimed to the position of Vice-Chair for the coming year, and this is also his second year in this role.

"It's an honour to once again have the support of my fellow Trustees as we collectively work to build a culture of learning, well-being and belonging," said Gibson. "Our Annual Learning and Operating Plan has established clear goals to prioritize the needs of students in Grand Erie, and I am looking forward to working collaboratively as we learn, lead and inspire."

Gibson was first elected to the Board in 2018. She has a more than two-decade career in health care, advocating for patients and their families. She has transferred that passion for helping others to her role as Trustee in public education, collaborating and problem-solving to support student success.

Also elected during Monday night's meeting were:

  • Claudine VanEvery-Albert as Grand Erie's Ontario Public School Board Association

(OPSBA) Director/Voting Delegate

  • John Bradford as OPSBA Alternate Director/Alternate Voting Delegate.

Grand Erie District School Board represents more than 26,000 students in 58 elementary schools and 14 secondary schools within the City of Brantford and the counties of Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk, as well as secondary students from Six Nations of the Grand River and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. With a dedicated staff of more than 2,500, Grand Erie is committed to learning, leading and inspiring.

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